Visitors flock from all over the world to see Bryce Canyon National Park’s natural amphitheaters filled with pinnacles, spires and the spooky limestone formations called hoodoos. They mostly come in the agreeable high-country summer, yet some claim winter is the best time. Though Mother Nature doesn’t always cooperate with the gift of snowfall, when she does, it makes every detail of this colorful landscape seem to pop out of the white background like a watercolor by an expert artist.
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GARDENING WORKSHOPS PLANNED AT LIFELONG LEARNING CENTER
The beautiful area offers picnicking, camping, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, biking and ATV trail riding in summer; splendid color and hunting in autumn; and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling in winter.
The National Park Service is taking steps to ban drones from 84 million acres of public lands and waterways, saying the unmanned aircraft annoy visitors, harass wildlife and threaten safety.
Masked individuals peer from behind paint-spotted pillars, sporting loaded paintball guns, also called markers.
FOURTEEN NEVADA SOCCER TEAMS TO HEAD TO TOURNAMENT
You could spend years exploring the 1.9 million-acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Parkcq in Utah, yet barely shorten the list of wonders still to see there.
FENCING CAMPS PLANNED BY RED ROCK FENCING CENTER
The Great Recession wasn’t kind to state parks in Nevada. Since 2009, the parks budget has been cut by 60 percent, leaving administrator Eric Johnson little choice but to chop personnel and maintenance resources.
Nevada’s bed-and-breakfast inns invite guests to explore unique locations such as ghost towns, historic communities, urban districts or rural serenity.
Keith Davis is ready to do his part to end cancer.
EDUCATION FOUNDATION’S KIDS CHARITY TOURNAMENT PLANNED
Jeff Jacquart was trying his hand at a lot of things in the mid-1990s. He played soccer, volleyball, basketball, darts and pool, but when he played his first round of disc golf, he was hooked.
Consistently winning notice as one of Nevada’s best rural attractions, the Nevada Northern Railway in Ely offers adventurous and instructive excursions into the state’s past. The Nevada Northern’s museum tours and train rides provide fun for visitors of all ages, including families, those seeking unique experiences and dedicated railroad buffs.
Teresa Leming woke up in the middle of the night with a title. Her new company would be called “Buzz’n Brushes.”
The historical, eastern Nevada town of Ely has a buffet of must-see attractions and events, after many peoples of the past flocked to the area for sustenance and livelihood.
There is no shortage of opportunities for parents to find just the right camp for their children this summer. From sports to theater to traditional arts and crafts, activities are planned across the valley. Here is a sampling of the offerings.
Along the Sedona-Oak Creek Canyon Scenic Drive just north of Sedona, you’ll find Slide Rock State Park, one of Arizona’s most beloved destinations.
GOLF 4 THE KIDS TOURNAMENT PLANNED
To begin to understand the texture of this increasingly cultured cowtown, it helps to set foot inside Cowboy Joe Coffee.
Festivals abound in Cerca country in June, ranging from Father’s Day celebrations to rodeos to parties for Nevada’s 150th year of statehood.
A nervous energy bubbled high atop the Rio, on the patio on the 50th floor, where men and women of all shapes and sizes queued up to be the first to ride the new VooDoo Zip Line on Sunday.
Because of last summer’s disastrous Carpenter 1 fire, subsequent floods and an ongoing schedule of improvements, visitors to the Spring Mountain retreat this summer should expect some changes and restrictions.